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  1. Found this little fellow in the Antelope Valley California. I'm thinking it's a Leucistic Savanah Sparrow because of the slight yellow over it's eye. Any Thoughts.
  2. Good Afternoon, I was in central Florida at Kissimmee prairie area on 11/15 a place known to be home of the endemic Florida Grasshopper Sparrow and migrating grasshopper sparrows usually arriving in late November and encountered 4 sparrows in a thicket at once - the first group of single bird photos I believe are Swamp Sparrow and Savannah Sparrow respectively, the following sets of pictures of two birds on a dead bush look to me to be two different sparrows and I'm interested in the professional advice on the board. Don't want to overwhelm you with pics that are taken from video but I put I think enough to help out. The top bird flashed yellow on the wings in the last photo and is a Grasshopper Sparrow of some kind the bottom bird is different in a number of ways, notably very strong white eye ring and there does appear to be difference in beak size and colorations. Am I looking at two different kinds of grasshopper sparrows? Thanks in advance
  3. NYC May 19 I didn't recognize it even as a Sparrow when I saw it. Looking at video today, I'm wondering if it's a Savannah or Lincoln because every few years I've seen both in this area. Not enough color in the video to see clear markings -- except for the tan curve on its neck under its eye, which could mean Lincoln's. (The vid-caps aren't enhanced.) Thanks.
  4. what kind of sparrow is that? seen yesterday on Toronto. thanks
  5. I took a picture of this bird at the end of April in 2020 in Wisconsin. Also around that day were White-throated Sparrow and Red-Winged Blackbirds. I'm not sure if it is one of those femailes or possibly a young female or a whole different bird. They are not the best shots but hopefully are enough. Thanks in Advance Karen
  6. We have a bird feeder outside out kitchen window and see lots of House Finches (I think) but this new one came the other day and has stuck around. It's smaller than the rest but I'm unable to ID it. We are west of Boise, Idaho about an hour and it's January of 2021. Weather is upper 30s/low 40s during the day. Any suggestions are welcome. Thank you!
  7. Hi, what kind of sparrow is that? I'm bad with Sparrows. 😞 thanks
  8. Distant photograph, in the rain, of a bird in an agricultural field. There were about ten Savannah sparrows in the field with it, but this one looked different, so I snapped a few pics. Raleigh, NC. Nov. 11, 2020. Grasshopper sparrow? The dark line at the base of the neck is something I'm not seeing in any photos of sparrows online or in guide books. Thanks! Scott
  9. New York City, Oct 8, 2020 I thought the Warbler might be a Yellow-rump, but I didn't see the yellow rump. I didn't get a good look of the one I labeled Swamp Sparrow, or maybe it's a Song Sparrow. I definitely saw a White Throat or 2, I could see the yellow. But I don't see the yellow on this one. I think the third one is a Song Sparrow. Thanks.
  10. The best match I can find is Dickcissel. Corpus Christi, Texas just the other day.
  11. Southeastern Washington State (zip 99352), size of a Robin or Starling. NOT coloring of starling I have ever seen! Brown, not black. Color pattern on back wings same as a sparrow. Certainly not a sparrow, tho, either! All by "himself" at the feeder. Ate sunflower seeds in gulps!
  12. Is this another song sparrow or did I spot something different this time? I was thinking it might be a Lincoln's... This was sighted in a farmer's field around noon on the Bruce Peninsula (near Lion's Head) in Ontario, Canada. Thanks!
  13. It’s black has yellow stripe under its eyes long pointy bill it made a nest in one of my outdoor buildings had 4 white eggs in it that are now hatched.
  14. Could this be a chipping sparrow? I didn't think they were this grey.
  15. Hi, I saw this sparrow yesterday in Toronto, ON. Any idea what kind it is? thx
  16. hi, is that a fox sparrow? seen yesterday in Toronto. thx
  17. Is this an American Tree or Chipping Sparrow? Today in Chambersburg, PA.
  18. Hello, I saw this sparrow on my deck today in Maryland. I am guessing it is Leucistic Sparrow. I am not which sparrow. The front looked like a Song Sparrow or part White-throated Sparrow, not sure which one. IMG_1741A by Eileen, on Flickr IMG_1738A by Eileen, on Flickr Thanks for your reply, Eileeninmd
  19. HI, can you please help me identify those birds? I saw them in February in Algonquin Park, Ontario.
  20. Hello, Forum! Yesterday I took my very first birding outing on the West Coast in Hansen's Dam Park in Los Angeles. I had some trouble ID-ing the birds in the following photos. As always, your help is greatly appreciated. One of them (the last photo) nay very well be a feral pet. Thanks, all! 1. Can't tell if this first bird is a Ruby-crowned Kinglet or a Hutton's Vireo 1-a by degibox, on Flickr 1-b by degibox, on Flickr 2. Immature White-crowned Sparrow? Or something else? 2a by degibox, on Flickr 2b by degibox, on Flickr 3. Pretty sure this is a Yellow-Rumped Warbler, but just double checking 3 by degibox, on Flickr 4. These pictures are bad and this'll be tough. 4a by degibox, on Flickr 4b by degibox, on Flickr 5. What hawk is this? 5 by degibox, on Flickr 6. Feral pet? 6 by degibox, on Flickr
  21. On Feb 07, 2020 - we were at the San Pedro River National Riparian Conservation Area. We parked at the San Pedro House located off AZ-SR90 east of Sierra Vista, AZ. We had walked the trail along the San Pedro River going south and then around the pond then on trail back to the parking lot. We spotted the bird below in Cottonwood. Using my camera to shoot long range (I did not have my zoom lens installed) I tried to snap as many pictures as I could. Below is enlargements of what we saw. At first we thought it was the Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet but the more we looked at resources I leaned to the Rufous-winged Sparrow, then more looking and found it also could be the Botteri's Sparrow. I'm not sure my photos provide enough information but I thought I'd give it try here to see if anyone might know what we saw for sure. Thanks for all your help. Picasa 3 2112020 065139.bmp Picasa 3 2112020 065425.bmp Picasa 3 2112020 065444.bmp
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